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Big Jones

4.3 (1,415) $$$$ $$$$ Modern, Cajun


Summary: Revamped Southern classics.

Big Jones offers a refreshed take on Southern cuisine with a focus on heirloom recipes and seasonal ingredients from local farms. The restaurant boasts a meat and offal-heavy menu, complemented by creative vegetable dishes like Death’s Door gin-glazed turnips. The ambiance is genteel with high ceilings and natural lighting, and the drinks menu features a strong selection of bourbon and whiskey. Big Jones also provides a unique dining experience with its family-style suppers and a nod to Southern heritage through its decor and cookbook collection. Whether it's for the whiskey-centric cocktails or the shrimp and heirloom grits, this venue promises a warm and inviting atmosphere that's reminiscent of a Southern home, with a twist of Mexican influence seen in dishes like the hen and hominy.


James Beard
Best Chef Great Lakes - Semifinalist 2023
Best Chefs - Semifinalist 2019
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5347 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640

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